in delivering a Plot Twist or a Cliffhanger, or as a cherry on top of the series Grand Finale).If the relationship was a major source of tension in the work, and the writers don't plan for introducing a new source of this nature instead of the one they just blew apart with this big bang of a payoff, they might find out the audience is not as interested in the story any more.Often, as among the Fijians, it is represented as a miniature replica of the body, so small as to be invisible.
They all taught the doctrine of limited immortality , ending either with the periodic world-destruction ( Brahminism ) or with attainment of Nirvana (Buddhism).
Many peoples, such as the Dyaks and Sumatrans, bind various parts of the body with cords during sickness to prevent the escape of the soul.
In short, all the evidence goes to show that Dualism, however uncritical and inconsistent, is the instinctive creed of "primitive man " (see ANIMISM ). In the "Rig-Veda" and other liturgical books of India, we find frequent references to the coming and going of manas (mind or soul).
With this doctrine was combined, according to Cicero, the belief in a universal world-spirit, from which all particular souls are derived.
All these early theories were cosmological rather than psychological in character.